Social Justice

We must invest more in mental health

This World Mental Health Day on October 10, Wendy Brooks and Partners is joining the WHO’s call for a massive scale-up in investment in mental health. Mental illness is very common – 1 in 5 Australians are affected by mental illness annually. Despite this, mental health is one of the most neglected areas of Australia’s […]

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R U OK?Day – let’s connect with and support those around us

R U OK?Day is Thursday 10 September 2020. It’s a national day of action to remind Australians that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” if someone in your world is struggling with life’s ups and downs. ‘There’s more to say after R U OK?’ 2020 has been a challenging year for […]

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act now on international mother earth day
Social Justice

act now on international mother earth day

Although the only thing we hear about at the moment is Covid-19, the threat of climate change has not gone away, and like Covid-19, climate change affects us all. As Patrick Suckling said “We know that unless we address this challenge, we will all be worse off; and the longer we take in addressing the […]

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World Health Day – support nurses and midwives
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World Health Day – support nurses and midwives

It’s #WorldHealthDay! Today, we celebrate the work of nurses and midwives by showing our appreciation for their bravery, courage and resolve in the global #COVID19 response. Nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 response – providing high quality, respectful treatment and care, leading community dialogue to address fears and questions and, […]

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Let’s end racial discrimination
Social Justice

Let’s end racial discrimination

In the lead up to the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21st March, we should reflect on how discrimination on the basis of race, colour, age, disability, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation demean and diminish us individually and collectively as a society. We need to remind ourselves and others that […]

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